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Classical Studies is concerned with the cultures of Ancient Greece and Rome - roughly from the time of Homer to the time of St. Augustine - in all of their aspects.

This program thus offers undergraduates an opportunity to study the cultures of Greece and Rome through the combined resources of the departments of History, Literature, Visual Arts, Political Science, and Philosophy.

The study of Ancient Greek and Latin languages themselves serves as the starting point for the broader consideration of specific texts in their literary, intellectual, and historical context.

 Questions regarding major or minor requirements may be directed toward the Program Coordinator.

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Program Director

Seth Lerer

Office: Literature Building 228
Phone: 858-534-3826

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